Induct Melanie Into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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INDUCT MELANIE INTO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME




WE, THE GREAT MUSIC LOVING PEOPLE OF THE WORLD, ARE JOINING TOGETHER BY ADDING OUR NAMES TO THIS PETITION, THAT WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION, TO SHOW OUR SUPPORT THAT THEY INDUCT MELANIE SAFKA SCHEKERYK (MELANIE) INTO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME !



WHY ? BECAUSE:




1). MELANIE HAS SOLD MORE THAN 80 MILLION RECORDS !

2). MELANIES BRAND NEW KEY WAS A #1 HIT IN THE U.S. ~ CANADA ~ SOUTH AFRICA ~and~ AUSTRALIA IN 1971 !

3). MELANIE WAS THE TOP SELLING RECORDING ARTIST IN THE WORLD IN 1971 !

4). MELANIE WAS AWARDED BILLBOARDS #1 TOP FEMALE VOCALIST IN 1972 !

5). MELANIE WAS AWARDED TWO GOLD ALBUMS !

6). MELANIE WON AN EMMY IN 1989 FOR TELEVISIONS BEAUTY & THE BEAST !

7). MELANIE WAS THE FIRST SOLO/POP/ROCK ARTIST EVER TO APPEAR BEFORE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS !

8). MELANIE WAS THE FIRST SOLO/POP/ROCK ARTIST EVER TO APPEAR AT CARNEGIE HALL.

9). UNICEF APPOINTED MELANIE AS THEIR OFFICIAL SPOKESPERSON AND AMBASSADOR IN 1972 !

10). MELANIE WAS THE FIRST SOLO/POP/ROCK ARTIST EVER TO APPEAR AT THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE !

11). MELANIE WAS THE FIRST SOLO/POP/ROCK ARTIST EVER TO APPEAR AT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE !

12). MELANIES APPEARANCE AT THE 1969 WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL PROMPTED THE NOW COMMON PHENOMENON OF SIGNALING AN ARTIST FOR AN ENCORE BY HOLDING UP SOME FORM OF LIGHT: (Then it was with a candle, which emerged into lighters, now its cel phones) ! (The Song was Candles In The Rain)

13). MELANIE WAS THE ONLY ARTIST TO BRAVE THE COURT INJUNCTION AND PERFORMED AT THE POWDER RIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL IN 1970 !

14). MELANIE WAS THE SECOND ARTIST (after The Beatles) TO HAVE THREE SEPARATE SINGLES ON BILLBOARD MAGAZINES HOT 100 CHART AT THE SAME TIME < IN 1972> (BRAND NEW KEY, RING THE LIVING BELL ~and~ THE NICKEL SONG) !

15). MELANIE WAS THE YOUNGEST FEMALE SOLO/POP/ROCK ARTIST TO SELL-OUT THE CONCERTGEBOUW IN AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS !

16). MELANIES SONGS HAVE BEEN COVERED BY: CHER ~ DOLLY PARTON ~ MACY GRAY ~ THE NEW SEEKERS ~ RAY CHARLES ~ BILLIE JO SPEARS ~and~ MOTT THE HOOPLE !






IT IS WITH HER LEGENDARY STATUS, HER INFLUENTIAL AND SIGNIFICANT INSPIRATIONAL IMPACT ON THE EVOLUTION, DEVELOPMENT AND PERPETUATION OF ROCK AND ROLL, AND HER CONTRIBUTION TO THE WORLD OF MUSIC IN GENERAL, THAT WE URGE YOU, THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME FOUNDATION, TO STRONGLY CONSIDER MELANIE SAFKA SCHEKERYK (MELANIE) FOR INCLUSION AND INDUCTION INTO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME !